The Energy 202: What the Dodd-Frank rollback could mean for energy companies – Washington Post

Washington Post The Energy 202: What the Dodd-Frank rollback could mean for energy companiesWashington PostTHE LIGHTBULB. House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) during a press conference where he delivered remarks on the Financial Choice Act. (EPA/SHAWN THEW). While everyone was watching James B. Comey's testimony in the Senate on Thursday, the …Treasury won't push to gut […]

Buffett charity lunch sold to highest bidder for over $2.6M

JOSH FUNK, AP Business OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An anonymous bidder has agreed to pay more than $2.6 million for a private lunch with billionaire Warren Buffett, with the auction proceeds going to a California homeless charity. The winning bid of $2,679,001 was announced Friday night, as the online auction that started Sunday wrapped up. […]

Draghi surprises Europe, dollar rises – Reuters

Reuters Draghi surprises Europe, dollar risesReutersEuropean Central Bank President Mario Draghi listens during a news conference following the Governing Council meeting in Tallinn, Estonia, June 8, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins. By Marc Jones | LONDON. LONDON European bonds jumped and the euro …European Central Bank Meeting Focuses on 'Forward Guidance'New York TimesDraghi Says ECB Needs Patience as […]

Amazon launches a low-cost version of Prime for customers on government assistance – TechCrunch

TechCrunch Amazon launches a low-cost version of Prime for customers on government assistanceTechCrunchAmazon announced today it's making its Prime membership program more affordable to customers on government assistance programs, including food stamps. The program, which requires that customers have a valid Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card …Amazon is going after Walmart with a 45 percent discount […]

Qatar Airways to Be Biggest Victim in Gulf Diplomatic Breakdown – Bloomberg

Bloomberg Qatar Airways to Be Biggest Victim in Gulf Diplomatic BreakdownBloombergQatar's state airline is set to become the biggest loser from the diplomatic breakdown in the Persian Gulf—with competitors in Dubai and Abu Dhabi also set to suffer. Some 76 daily flights are likely to be grounded, of which 52 are operated by Qatar …Oil […]

4 questions to Craig Doyal and Mark Keough about “economic development”

Conroe, June 4 – Both Craig Doyal and Mark Keough claim to (1) support “economic development, (2) be “fiscal conservatives,” and (3) be “pro-growth.” The Golden Hammer has three questions to Doyal and Keough, both of whom are running for Montgomery County Judge. #1 Has the economic development that has occurred in Montgomery County come here […]

Interview: Meet the Montgomery County Airport, Its Director Scott Smith and Assistant Director James Brown

GEOFF LITKE and ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Conroe, June 4 – On May 16, 2017, The Golden Hammer‘s Geoff Litke, Eric Yollick, and a lady who just goes by “Famous Notary,” journeyed to the Montgomery County Airport on Airport Road north of Conroe to tour the facility and meet with Airport Director Scott Smith and Airport […]

US factory activity ticks up; private payrolls surge – Reuters

Reuters US factory activity ticks up; private payrolls surgeReutersFILE PHOTO; Jacob Bailey conducts assembly on an SUV chassis at the General Motors Assembly Plant in Arlington, Texas June 9, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Stone. 1/2. left. right. A job seeker fills out an application at the King Soopers grocery store table at a …Gold falls as private-sector hiring […]